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On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Ian Stakenvicius <email@example.com> wrote:
> .should ~arch packages with no maintainer really be moved to stable?*
> (* assuming no other outside forces, like it's a dep of something else
> that needs to go stable)
I support stabilizing bug-free newer versions of maintainer-needed
packages that already have stable versions. I'm not sure I'd extend
that to stabilizing packages that have no stable versions already.
I see getting stable users on the ~arch version as a win-win since it
means less maintenance of older version (without a maintainer), and
will likely give the stable user a more stable experience in reality
than what they already have.
Those benefits don't exist for a package that has no stable versions
to begin with.